IoT in Government Central/Local

IoT in Government Central/Local

24-hour drone unit to assist crime-fighting in Devon and Cornwall

This summer, Devon and Cornwall Police, UK, are set to launch the first 24-hour drone unit to assist with crime fighting. The 'flying squad', as...

San Diego to get $30 million smart city network

San Diego may be known for its vibrant tech start-up scene, but the city is set to become even smarter thanks to a new...

WikiLeaks discloses details of CIA hacking IoT, mobile devices

In the first part of a Vault 7 leak series, the anonymous publishers of secret information at WikiLeaks have released documents containing information acquired...

Barcelona IoT, big data projects help manage tourists at popular attractions

The city of Barcelona, Spain, has trialed Internet of Things (IoT) and big data technology to manage the visitors who flock each year to...

Can smart cities improve life for citizens? Salford City Council outlines...

With population growth, increasingly congested cities and extreme pressure on public services, how can smart cities make life better for citizens? Salford City Council...

AT&T signs deals to develop smart city capabilities in Ireland and...

US telco conglomerate AT&T has signed a deal with inward investment promotion agency IDA Ireland and Dublin City Council to collaborate on smart city development. As part...

EU peacekeepers use IoT-based fleet tracking in Georgia and Kosovo

Two European Union (EU) peacekeeping organizations have deployed telematics technology to track and manage fleets in Georgia and Kosovo. To improve fleet management and keep...

UK homes to get smart meter boost as National Grid selects...

Homeowners in the United Kingdom could soon see next-generation smart meters installed in their homes, following the selection of a software partner by the National...

Kansas City becomes officially ‘smart’ with IoT, AI and big data

There are always a lot of questions to be asked when it comes to government bodies collecting data about the general public, but officials...

US Department of Commerce wants change in policy towards IoT

The U.S. Department of Commerce issued a report yesterday proposing steps the government can take to foster the benefits of the Internet of Things...

US Government failing to invest in the Internet of Things, says...

According to a new report, the US Government is failing to support and invest in the Internet of Things (IoT), meaning the country is...

It’s time for government to lead the way with IoT security

IoB Insiders In her first column as an IoB Insider, Labour shadow minister Chi Onwurah says governments must do more to ensure IoT security. The...